Individual Variation in Pain Sensitivity and Conditioned Pain Modulation in Acute Low Back Pain: Impact of Stimulus Type, Sleep, Psychological and Lifestyle Factors.
• Enhanced sensitivity consistent with generalized hyperalgesia was observed• Acute back pain includes four subgroups with sensitivity and modulation profiles• Various factors including sleep and alcohol explain some variation in presentation Individual Variation in Pain Sensitivity and Conditioned Pain Modulation in Acute Low Back Pain: Impact of Stimulus Type, Sleep, Psychological and Lifestyle Factors. […]
About six months ago I realized that I gradually stopped paying enough attention to the exercise and activity goals that I had set for myself on my fitness tracker of choice, an Apple Watch. So I resolved to reboot my dedication to them, which has been a complete success. And in particular it has been […]
I consider it my job to always cite the best relevant science that I can find, such as it is, and that’s still the rule pretty much everywhere on PainScience.com, in hundreds of articles. But there is an exception now. Over many years of grinding out dozens of informal narrative reviews I have grown weary […]
The incidence of chronic postoperative abdominal pain (CPAP) after abdominal surgery is estimated at 11%. CPAP is associated with an increase of gastrointestinal symptoms and decreases overall quality of life 5, 10. Around 30% of patients after gastrointestinal surgery report having pain-related interference with mood, sleep and enjoyment of life and 12% visit the emergency […]
Pharmaceutical Payments to Physicians Associated with Greater Opioid Prescriptions Orginally Published At: Pain Management